LIVE's Halloween Party Costume Contest 2012



  1. NAME OF SPONSOR(S):
    LIVE with Kelly & Michael ("LIVE"), American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (Hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sponsor").

  2. ELIGIBILITY:
    Entrants must be legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Canada (except Providence of Quebec) and must be in attendance at LIVE with Kelly and Michael on November 5, 2012. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for LIVE, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.

  3. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER:

  4. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Attend the LIVE Halloween Show on November 5, 2012 in costume.

  5. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED:
    At least five Finalists will be chosen by one panel of judges from among all eligible entrants; the Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a different panel of judges from among the five selected finalists. Judging criteria will be: originality, overall appeal and creativity. Winner will be notified on-air.

  6. PRIZE:
    Grand Prize is $10,000 from HomeGoods. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the winner's sole responsibility. Some restrictions may apply. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. Winners are not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. If won by a minor, prize will be awarded in parent's or guardian's name.

  7. RELEASES:
    By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Judges and the contest administrator, which shall be final in all respects. By participating in this contest and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release LIVE, American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize.

    Entrants, or Entrants' parent or legal guardian if Entrant is a minor, authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.

    By participating Entrants acknowledge that their participation may be included and/or discussed in a broadcast, that such discussion may include statements or opinions by the broadcast talent or others about the entrants, the entrants' appearances and/or the materials, and that those statements and opinions may be considered surprising, humiliating, embarrassing, derogatory, defamatory or otherwise offensive or injurious to them, Sponsor's employees, its studio or at-home audience and/or other third parties. Entrants release the Released Parties from any actions, claims, injury, loss or damage allegedly caused, directly or indirectly, by any such statements or opinions made during a broadcast.

    To claim prize: (a) winner must provide proof of age, identity and residency; (b) winner must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification; all within the time period specified by Sponsor.

  8. MISCELLANEOUS:
    Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

    Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the contest in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including but not limited to acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the contest as originally planned.